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to be the host city for the super bowl in 2016 or 2017, even though the 49ers are moving to santa clara and will be there by then. the mayor says the city has been quietly working with the 49ers to be the host city. the game will be played at santa clara stadium but all the activities would be focused in san francisco. >>> a sonoma state university student is recovering at a santa rosa hospital after falling from the third floor of his apartment building. it happened at the alleg grow student apartments in beverly park. here's the details. reporter: this white fence was broken when 19-year-old tyler glen fell three stories. his fall was captured on surveillance video we were able to watch. apartment managers did not let us use the video on air but helped the police determine what happened. >> at one point in the video, a dark subject that evidently fell, broke the railing here, and landed basically where we're standing right now. >> police believe the sonoma state college student was hanging from who pieces of wooden rail that came loose from the third floor. police say alcohol was invo
the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in the city. >> the city is concerned about his safety. >> police officers have provided he extra security. the lieutenant says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> this is serious,
, just win it. let's switch to another major sort. -- sport. city leaders expect to hear from the national football league about whether the city is in the running to host super bowl. the game played in santa clara. seems like san francisco would get much of the glowery. we're live in santa clara with the story. hi, carolyn. >> this stadium will be ready to roll by 2014. that means that it would meet the nfl requirement that a team play two seasons before it's eligible for a super bowl. sanlta clara building stadium. trying to persuade nfl to award a super bowl in 2016 or 17. >> we would like to make this possibility very unique for the city and right now where he have to get the nod from the nfl first. >> just like the team, san francisco will be competing against other nfl franchises. because the league likes shiny new stadiums, this venue might be on the short list. as the host city, san francisco's hotels, restaurants and tourist hot spots would be filled. >> we know in cities like new orleans and new york, others who have hosted super bowls, they mean something in between
. from the view of sky 7 hd, you can see that about a dozen officers have blocked the entrance to city hall. you can see there are about three dozen protestors in frank ogawa plaza now here live i can tell you that according to various social media sites they've posted a call to action saying they will mark the anniversary of the eviction. >> occupy put economic justice into the main street news. >> they're hoping to do that again. demonstrators planning to take over frank ogawa plaza to mark the anniversary of their eviction and show the movement is alive and well. >> last year occupy changed national style log. a success in that regard. >> but it failed in others. mostly perception. people who lived and worked downtown became frustrated with the tent city. waste, garbage and people living in the plaza caused many to question tactics being used. >> you have tan opportunity to do your protests within reasonable hours. you just can't live in the space. >> and city official as agreed. the mayor and oakland police department have promised to pro test free speech rights. but anything beyon
they called me. my stock went up with my wife and kids. >> the city expects up to a million fans to celebrate amazing feat by the giants. just about every city department is involved. in trying to make it a success. the mayor combined a year of the giants with the year of the dragon. >> this is a paper draggon that just represents the fortune the giants brought to cities. >> the route will be a straight shot down market no side streets for better police enforcement. the players will not vid rid controlly cars. each will have his own convertible. and the riordan high school band will march, rehearsing today which includes party rock anthem. >> right now there is excitement at the school. everybody is jealous of the band right now. >> the guys saying the team did not want to jinx things talking about a parade. within the organization they called it the "p" word. tomorrow it becomes a full-blown parade. >> thank you so much. >> police are not fooling around. anyone and everyone will be arrested. it's a family affair they tell us. police being stern about warnings. >> the key word will be crowd m
slamming into coastal areas. here's a live picture from atlantic city, new jersey. the water there off to the left where it's dark. you can see at the camera jumping around because of the winds out there. now, officials have been telling residents, sandy is a life-threatening event and have been urging people to move inland. some things you can't move. sandy swamped boats tied up on docks and is flooding highways and inland areas. forecasters warn sandy could affect 50 million people before she is done. leigh glaser has been tracking hurricane sandy on live doppler 7hd. leigh? >> leigh: very, very serious, dangerous storm system, not only because you have the hurricane coming onshore but an area of low pressure developing to in the north and east, and that's going to sweep in, causing this to become a super storm. live doppler 7hd, you see the actual -- it's not really a well-defined eye but you can see the counterclockwise spin of the system. the width of this storm, incredible, at over 500 miles there, and as we go ahead and take another look at this system, right now over 200 miles
is known as a tollerant city but tonight what leaders said enough is enough whit comes to public nudity. introducing a measure restricting where people are allowed to be in the buff. abc 7 is live in the epicenter often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their priv
arrest and a woman detained. police say he pointed an ak 47, then led officers on a chase through city streets. they began at third street in the bay view district, ending on the embarcadero. police say they recovered a gun at 17th and mission. the suspect threw it from the car window. >> police in san rafael today released video of a snatch and grab errorry in a jewelry store. we'll show you, you can see the thief look at watches. he'll run out of the door and the video is from one of the from gold rush jewelers. witnesses say the woman took off. >> former senator george mitchell went through talks over the pipeline explosion. mitchell, won the nobel prize for bringing peace to northern ireland was chosen by the public utilities commission to mediate with pg&e. consumer advocates who are also involved in talks raised objections after learning pg&e received advanced notice from the p.u.c. of mitchell's selection. his law firm represented an insurance company at fault in the case. talks my resume without a mediator. >> interest there was no repeat in oakland of the violent occupy protes
and several fires set around the city. the first fire started around 9:00 last night at 19th and mission. by 11 krn 12, there were two more. within a half hour there was yet another fire a block way. take a look at this picture. if you're just e mailed, it's someone tajing a muni bus last night on market street moments later a mob overturned this bus and set it on fire. abc 7 news is live at the hall of justice. vic? >> the mayor calls those troublemakers hoodlums. the district attorney says he'll prosecute those arrested to the fullest. police chief greg sui says he'll have a better plande withn again. a crowd celebrated after watching the game on the big screen. a peaceful, exuberent crowd. the street parties turned bad. trouble makers overturned cars. they stopped traffic on market street. jumping on taxi cabs. any car was fair game. people set off fire works. some in the crowd broke windows of the bus. but what angered the mayor is this. the burning of another bus. >> burning of muni bus cost almost $1 million. we're going to have to find ways to pay for it as a city. >> revelers set
more than 50 crepts in many bay area cities. some california gas prices are now more than a dollar above the national average. the price hike has been blamed on refinery problems in the state. today governor brown stepped in and asked refineries to switch to a winter blend of gas, and that would relief businesses and consumers. >> if it's right, that would have major impact on the price of gasoline. increasing our supply by 8 or 10% be plenty to bring down california prices to the normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> some drivers figure they have no choice but to pay the high prices. >> we live in a state that is very resticktive. costs more to build here, do business here, more to buy gas here. >> the major problem is california has just a few refineries that produce the low emission special fuel for the state and we're in a very vulnerable position when refinery accidents happen. >> now, senator feinstein is asking the federal trade commission to investigate the recent hike in gas pricesment she wants the ftc to establish a permanent market monitoring team. now, pro
's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is giving juveniles a second chance by saying no to a controversial therapy and denying children multiple parents. the governor signed a bill that will give some juvenile sentenced to life without parole a chance to earn it, but not before serving at least 15 years. he also approved a bill ending a type of psychotherapy making gay teenagers straight. governor vetoed a bill that would allow judges to decide if some parents should have more than two legal parents. brown still has more bills to sign or veto before midnight. >>> still to come on abc7 news at six, nearly 50,000 people and $120 million in revenue. the big convention that's drawing a huge crowd. the efforts to save a community mural. we will tell you what commun
thousands of damage to the city. >> just makes me feel terrible about what's happening in oakland. >> matthew, like many in oakland believe the city has seen enough violence and protests. >> there is÷úzeez a lot of great things happening. >> this took a back seat. he woke up to learn city hall had been the target of protestors intent on causing damage. >> when there are people breaking glass and destroying property it takes away frop exciting things happening oakland.ym >> there is an employ each is $20,000. demonstrators broke 12. this atm on the end of a raid. there is no match for the force. police say 200 used bricks and pipes to smash and crash through downtown. this time, vandals added something new to theirxd arsenal. paint. íç thick goog# y hall. íç thick goog# y policeç have been criticized for response to protests and has been under a microscope since the threat of a possible federal take over.eij-with no wo arrests. >> we don't feel we can approach the crowd of too. and without the officers getting hurt and also, innocent civilians, then, we have to t
but does get back pay f case you're wondering how much this costs the city attorney and legal fees it's $1.2 million. >> vic, thank you. >> another big day for major league baseball teams, giants stayed alive in their best of five series and there is greggor bronco drk drk -- greggor blanco hs hit a homer. the series tied with a deciding game tomorrow in cincinnati. a's fighting to stay in playoffs. game time is less than 30 minutes from now. we're live at the coliseum. laura? >> there is a's hoping to follow giants lead today. the first pitch will be underway. and fans here are hoping to be a large and loud part of another must win. >> there is where i want everybody to swing those towel autos she hasn't had a chance to rile up a crowd like this in six years. she's making the most of it. >> help me out, help me, help me. >> and before they can get insirkd a's fans were in for another night of cheering on the team. >> who are you rooting for? >> a's. >> they're going to win. >> let's go! >> they may still be down in this series but these folks are confident that could change. >> there is h
in one demoted because of how they handled demonstrators. we are live in oakland tonight. the city had mer than what? a thousand complaints about how police behaved?. >> more than 1100. now, an investigation was done and this is the sum marie report. four pages. the chief of police says that 42 officers did not follow police procedures. these, by the way were all occupy oakland related demonstrations. again, 42 officer dz not follow procedure. most were minor like not turning on video recorders which is required but others included excessive force. the chief said it was an oakland police officer who fired a bean bag which hit the iraq war veteran scott olsen. in all there were more than 1100 complaints like mentioned before. now, here is deputy chief sean wents. >> when people make allegations of misconduct we take it seriously. we investigate it. where we are wrong we'll hold officers accountable. >> now here is what chief jordan is recommending. that two officers be fired, one demoted. three undergo counseling and training. 15 be suspended for 30 days. 23 receive written reprimands.
behind me saying it's symbolic of the city's rebirth. >> we're on the upswing. oakland is on the rise. >> oakland mayor stood with other leaders to celebrate what she called a renaissance of her city's downtown including restoration of frank ogawa plaza. >> there are at least 30 businesses planned and retail that we're talking to that we're hoping will be able to accomplish within the next year. >> this is what frank ogawa looked like one year ago. police moved in to dismantle the encampment many city leaders supported. now, the grass has been receded and leaders say downtown has rebounded from occupy and an economy leaving many businesses suffering. >> what happened in the past, we all regret. but we're now moving forward. >> thursday, some in in the community planned to gather and later, marched to police headquarters. then, they promised to return to the plaza and retake it. at least for one night. >> there is that few percentage taking it to, you know, a more inappropriate level. i respect them to have their opinion, and to, you know, demonstrate what they want to d
samaritan in the city's mayor says that praise is appropriate. >> this is a good choice of words describing what happened. someone chose to get involved. >> one of the woman who was held up told me she was terrified. loyal customers say the man did the right thing. >> there is a way to protect himself. he did a good thing, i think. >> police looked at video and investigators say the shooting appears justified. >> there are consequences to actions and this does sometimes end in death. >> the case will be reviewed by the district attorney. >> this is going to be a very busy weekend. coming up next there is a taxi medallions that arrived today just in time to get you around town. >> and i'm spencer christian. special events and activities this weekend will skies be cloudy or blue? i'll answer that in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> and later the california campaign commercial that is being pulled off the air in part because of the buildings in the background. >> and there is a san francisco ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels s
, a few high clouds here and there. let me take you up toward the north coast. crescent city, towards eureka, moderate rain in association with a cold front that will bring the bay area rain just in time for the early morning commute. here's what it looks like on the satellite radar composite. a lot of cold air here. this is the batch of moisture moving into the north coast, but it's back here, this plume of moisture that will make its way across the bay area tomorrow morning. we'll take a look and pinpoint that time frame for you in a bit. ter fer now to -- >> terry: now to tonight's other big story, the baseball playoffs, another do-or-die game for the giants. sir gentleman quintana is at tt at&t to binge our team coverage. >> in the last hour, the winds have gotten blustery. the fans have gotten really loud, and there have been quite a few runs in favor of the giants, in the early part of the game. every fan i have talked to today says all they really want is to continue cheering even after today's matchup. >> go giants! >> for game six, giants fans are squawking their support for
their names. >> and laura, thank you. >> there city officials say they will call attention to a new version of an old crime fighting tool, asking for witnesses to come forward anonymously through text or e mail. it's a program they're calling tip watch. >> this is planly, violence occurs because it's allowed to continue. this is accepted on levels by individuals and by groups and that is not right. >> five people were killed raising the number killed by gun violence to 90 so far this year and there are residents saying oakland for the most part is a safe place to live. >> there is a lot of issues in pockets, if you're playing with the crowd then that is what is going to happen. >> and there are police saying people who submit tips cannot be identified. the information is enkriftd and web secure aacross the bay a man in custody since august has been charge md a double murder case. two men found shot and later died after a street fight in visitation valley raft july 30th. police work wtd fbi and u.s. attorneys to build a case. and. >> we have taken time to measure twice and cut once now we're
than that. and if you look at individual cities you'll find pockets of severe unemployment in this state. 13%1% in oakland. 16.6% in bay point. 19% in watsonville. >> there is a lot more ahead. when we come back tonight what the president said on comedy sent central about the attack in libya that he wishes he could probably take back. >> and a new battle over womens' vote. >> the underwater discovery that made its >>> president obama catching flak for choice of words on comedy central last night. the president trying to tackle a serious question about the attack on the u.s. conlit in benghazi, libya. >> if four americans get killed it's not optimal. >> right. >> we're going to fix it. >> the mother of one of the victims, sean smith told a blogger quote it's insensitive to say my son is not very optimal. he's also very dead. very not been optimal since he died and the past few weeks have been hell. he died alongside chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador in libya. >> the president may have gained a slight advantage today in several battle ground states. state by state unemployme
the scene of the crime police say was not random. the couple was targeted and now, the city is offering a $10,000 reward for information that could solve what is considered a quadruple murder. lease say they do have some ideas, some theories in this case but need more information. >> we want to solve it for them and for the community as well. it's a very important case. >> the families say they're grateful this case is being actively pursued. >> we need to reach out to one another. and the youth needs to stop the killings. you know? we need to come together as a community. >> police have established a 24 hour hot line 1-800-488-9383. >> we have new information about a woman found dead inside of a burning home last week. the sheriff's office identified the victim as this woman, barbara, the girlfriend of a san francisco fire fighter, investigators say is he not a suspect. instead they're looking for this man, they say he brutally assaulted the victim, then set the house on fire. authorities say the killer took items then fled in the 2006 volvo, suv that was found abandoned. >> apple unve
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